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Jackson County No Longer Sponsoring Lake George Project

Posted on February 21, 2016

By Karen Nelson, SunHerald

Jackson County is no longer sponsoring the Lake George project.

In a split vote, supervisors decided Monday to take Jackson County’s name off the official permit request for the project, which proposes damming a tributary to the free-flowing Pascagoula River to create two lakes for water reservoirs and recreation.

It’s a George County project and most of the 3,000 acres of lakes would be in George County, but Jackson County was on the permit that asks the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for environmental approval for the lakes.


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